New Wave

GTK2 Themes

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): Add the source-code for this project on opencode.net

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Description:

It is time to give a modern and professional look to our desktop! The new theme makes more clever use of orange (not over-use it) and is mainly color-neutral. It is designed for Ubuntu in mind but can be used in other distros that may bear warm colors.


[size=3]Installation: (requires pixbuf theme engine)[/size]
Very simple. Just double click the file newwave-(xxx).gtp where (xxx) is the version number e.g. 050. Note that if you have previous version of the theme in your home folder you need to remove it first. You may need to log out then log in to make all changes appear (e.g. handlers, lines). For more information on how to fix Firefox's menubar text and how to use the theme in root programs see the README file.


Extras:
The package also contains:
- New Wave Configurator (GUI),
- Emerald themes,
- Compiz-fusion settings,
- Second theme with dark menus,
- Firefox skin,
- Some metacity tweaks.
- Time applet tips.
Theme for xfwm4 (Xubuntu) can be downloaded in the Download section of this page.


Support & News:

Check the latest news at my blog: http://ankere.wordpress.com/

Any bugs should be reported here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/anton

If you have questions ask them in Launchpad Questions section:https://answers.launchpad.net/anton
or in the Help tab of this page.

You could also sponsor me (in the form of donation) in order to buy a cheap laptop and work on New Wave more. You can do the donation by clicking on the donate button on the right of the download section.
Last changelog:

9 years ago

v 0.8.2
- Statusbar, selected text, popups in Nautilus, tooltips, text improvements (lighter text)
- More lightness in menus and desktop items (transparancy and toned colors)
- Improved active tab and horizontal line gradients.
- Transparent panels and items possible when using flat panel theme (use NW Configurator to set up)
- IconView and Assistant Window themed much better.
- Infobars are styled properly to match the theme.
- Added focus for the items in nautilus and many other apps.
- Improved selected workspace bg color in the applet.
- Fixed the rendering glitch in Appearance manager.
- Improved NW Configurator - transparent panels and more.
- Redesigned progressbars inside treeviews to match the other progressbars better.
- Fixed long standing issue with Evolution's preferences wrong colors.
- Restyled frames in Gedit statusbar and the panel.
- New theme format gtp for easier installation (just double click)


v 0.8.1

- Brasero notifications color fixed.
- Rhythmbox 'Now playing' tool-tips can now be seen.
- Fixed scrollbars in OpenOffice and Firefox by using hack.
- Firefox skin for Firefox 3.5
- Firefox and OO unreadable menubar text could be fixed with Configurator.
- Metacity enchantments for dialogs (only visible when compiz effects are off)
- Lotus Notes and Eclipse 100% CPU bug fixed.
- Old combo-box is themed better in OpenOffice and other apps.
- Introducing a Configurator (GUI) for easy modification of some theme properties.


v 0.8.0

- Treeview has new headers, items and focus system.
- Make nautilus sidebar use custom treeview design for better integration.
- New design for scrollbars and scrollbar arrows.
- Better tooltips that look more three dimensional (3D).
- Progressbars are more "color rich" and have more depth. Thus they are more attention grabbing.
- Modified etched out shadows.
- Emerald usability fix in the button bottom border color.
- Textboxes, tabs, combobox entries and range controls have focus indicated by glow.
- Firefox theme available for better integration.
- Opera theme by Kyle Baker (see download section because it is not included in the pack)

BillaMonster

10 years ago

Running gedit in a terminal gives me this output:

Quote:** (gedit:17801): WARNING **: Invalid borders specified for theme pixmap:
/home/andrew/.themes/New Wave/gtk-2.0/Images/MenuBar.png,
borders don't fit within the image

** (gedit:17801): WARNING **: invalid source position for horizontal gradient


** (gedit:17801): WARNING **: invalid source position for horizontal gradient


** (gedit:17801): WARNING **: Invalid borders specified for theme pixmap:
/home/andrew/.themes/New Wave/gtk-2.0/Images/Lines/line-v.png,
borders don't fit within the image

** (gedit:17801): WARNING **: invalid source position for horizontal gradient


etc.

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dilomo

10 years ago

Well this is not fatal because it is warning. What version of new wave are you using because in the latest one all the warnings are fixed but that with the gradient? I'm still searching its source.

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BillaMonster

10 years ago

Oh! I didn't see that you just updated it...today apparently =)

The new one only gives errors about the gradient, as you said.

I like the new window borders hover effect! Thank you for your work; it is a blessing to me =)

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BillaMonster

10 years ago

I think you mean yesterday ;)

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dilomo

10 years ago

Its fixed. You can download v 0.5.9 and everything will be ok. No warnings or errors at all.

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BillaMonster

10 years ago

Cooool it works! You did it! =D

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dilomo

10 years ago

Thanks. If you have any info on what is causing the warnings I'll be glad to hear it.

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bababoss

10 years ago

Hi,

I like your theme a lot. especially your metacity-theme.

on the ubuntu-artwork-site i found this:

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Incoming/Intrepid/DustTheme

i like it a lot, but i think your metacity-theme would make it perfect. at the moment your metacity is to bright to fit to dust. so could you make a darker one that fits exactly to the dust-theme-color? that would be very cool! the orange when you slide over your metacity-buttons could be a bit darker then. pleeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaseeeeee make one for dust!!! pleaaaaseee!!!
thank yoooooooouuuuuuuuuu

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dilomo

10 years ago

Will see what I can do about it but probably the creators of Dust would like to do that. I will give them my metacity theme with pleasure.

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kahlil88

10 years ago

Is there a DEB package of the New Wave engine?

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dilomo

10 years ago

New Wave is using pixmap engine now because customizing its own would be too difficult and would not be available to everybody. So the source code for that experimental engine I wrote is obsolete and should not be considered at all.

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technoviking

10 years ago

I hope will continue on the Elementary Ubuntu icons, like them better than Tangerine.

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dilomo

10 years ago

Tangerine is a temporary solution for now because the Elementary Ubuntu are still under development and not easy to download.

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dilomo

10 years ago

Reverting back to Elementary because tangerine are too old.

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asincrono

10 years ago

When you put the mouse over the banshee icon in the notification area, it shows the song being played, but the background looks bad, looks like just take the gnome panel background as his own background.

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dilomo

10 years ago

Thanks for the feedback.This bug have been reported already and you can subscribe for it here:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/anton/+bug/261360

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jgallen23

10 years ago

after a restart, my whole gnome-panel is light grey. Is this intended? The screen shots still show it as dark grey

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dilomo

10 years ago

No it is not intended. Try to download the theme from here and install it over the current one:

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Incoming/Intrepid/NewWave#Download

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technoviking

10 years ago

The only problem I'm having is that the list of tomboy notes is a light gray list with slightly darker gray text.

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dilomo

10 years ago

Thanks for the feedback.
You should report that as a bug in the Gnome's bugzilla though. All other programs work fine even inside the Tomboy's menu if you point to Notebooks the submenu is using the correct colors.

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technoviking

10 years ago

Someone please confirm.
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=549352

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dilomo

10 years ago

I've posted confirmation and a screenshot of the problem. Now we hope somebody to respond to it :)

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cdekter

10 years ago

Very nice screenshots - but the theme is crashing the Appearance manager (segfault) and gtk elements are not themed. Any ideas?

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dilomo

10 years ago

Hmmm ...

Can you describe what did you do to install the theme step by step?

1. Download
2. Extract where?
3. ....

What is the OS you are using and what version it is?

If you have launchpad account you could report the bug here:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/anton




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cdekter

10 years ago

Bug posted - it seems it happened because I installed the theme only to my /usr/share/themes folder. It was resolved by installing it to my home folder as well (by dropping the archive into Appearance Preferences).

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9 years ago

v 0.8.2
- Statusbar, selected text, popups in Nautilus, tooltips, text improvements (lighter text)
- More lightness in menus and desktop items (transparancy and toned colors)
- Improved active tab and horizontal line gradients.
- Transparent panels and items possible when using flat panel theme (use NW Configurator to set up)
- IconView and Assistant Window themed much better.
- Infobars are styled properly to match the theme.
- Added focus for the items in nautilus and many other apps.
- Improved selected workspace bg color in the applet.
- Fixed the rendering glitch in Appearance manager.
- Improved NW Configurator - transparent panels and more.
- Redesigned progressbars inside treeviews to match the other progressbars better.
- Fixed long standing issue with Evolution's preferences wrong colors.
- Restyled frames in Gedit statusbar and the panel.
- New theme format gtp for easier installation (just double click)


v 0.8.1

- Brasero notifications color fixed.
- Rhythmbox 'Now playing' tool-tips can now be seen.
- Fixed scrollbars in OpenOffice and Firefox by using hack.
- Firefox skin for Firefox 3.5
- Firefox and OO unreadable menubar text could be fixed with Configurator.
- Metacity enchantments for dialogs (only visible when compiz effects are off)
- Lotus Notes and Eclipse 100% CPU bug fixed.
- Old combo-box is themed better in OpenOffice and other apps.
- Introducing a Configurator (GUI) for easy modification of some theme properties.


v 0.8.0

- Treeview has new headers, items and focus system.
- Make nautilus sidebar use custom treeview design for better integration.
- New design for scrollbars and scrollbar arrows.
- Better tooltips that look more three dimensional (3D).
- Progressbars are more "color rich" and have more depth. Thus they are more attention grabbing.
- Modified etched out shadows.
- Emerald usability fix in the button bottom border color.
- Textboxes, tabs, combobox entries and range controls have focus indicated by glow.
- Firefox theme available for better integration.
- Opera theme by Kyle Baker (see download section because it is not included in the pack)

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